Blog Profile / Smithsonian: Arts Culture

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Why Nancy Reagan's Sense of Style Wasn't Appreciated

Like Jackie and Dolley before her, Nancy Reagan brought her own unique style to the White House. But economic times were tough

How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations

A new exhibition at the Library of Congress highlights female artists and their contributions to comic strips, magazine covers and political cartoons

How Graffiti Artists Used iPhones and Paint to Transform the Beatles’ Ashram

Miles Toland describes how he captured Indian street scenes on his phone and recreated them as giant murals that same day

Three Architecture Projects That Will Build Community and Address Inequality This Year

These projects set to be completed this year are geared toward strengthening communities that have been left out of the economic recovery

January Happenings At the Smithsonian

Blow away winter blues with our recommended list of film, lectures, concerts and more

How Science is Peeling Back the Layers of Ancient Lacquer Sculptures

These rare Buddhist artworks were found to contain traces of bone and blood

The Remarkable Influence of A Wrinkle in Time

How the Madeleine L'Engle novel liberated young adult literature

The Ashram Where the Beatles Sought Enlightenment

Beach Boys singer Mike Love recalls what it was like to be at the Indian locale, which remains a destination for fans of music and meditation

Thomas Edison’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Novel

By feeding his visions for the future to a well-regarded contemporary, the prolific inventor offered a peak into his brilliant mind

It’s Still Christmas in Armenia

The holiday celebrations continue through January 13. Here's what to cook to keep the festivities going.

Fifty Years Ago, Protesters Took on the Miss America Pageant and Electrified the Feminist Movement

The star-spangled event became a surprise battleground in the fight for women’s rights and racial equality

How Mickalene Thomas Is Ushering in a New Wave of Contemporary Art

The celebrated portraitist’s glittering images of black women upend tradition

'Armenian Pizza' Is the Comfort Food You Didn’t Know You Were Missing (Recipe)

What lahmacun may lack in cheese pulls it makes up for with juicy, spicy ground lamb

Photos Celebrate the Lives of Gender Non-Conforming Spirit Mediums in Southeast Asia

The pioneering photographer's latest book documents the welcoming community of transgender individuals who serve as spirit mediums in Burma and Thailand

What The Post Gets Right (and Wrong) About Katharine Graham and the Pentagon Papers

A Smithsonian historian reminds us how Graham, a Washington socialite-turned-publisher, transformed the paper into what it is today

Learn to Speak the Language of the Universe With This Mindblowing New Book

Magnitude helps you imagine the outer limits of time, speed and distance—without breaking your brain

Smithsonian Magazine's Most Powerful Photos of the Year

Our photography editors select their favorites from a year full of stunning photojournalism

The Remarkable Rebirth of the Button Accordion

Gilbert Reyes saw the future for the instrument lay in the burgeoning Latino community

Putting Miniature Museums Where You Are Likely To See Them

The nonprofit MICRO is on a mission to meet people where they are, staging small exhibitions in busy, public places

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